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The DC Code: § 8-1851.01 Animals kept in schools.

Index8 Environmental and Animal Control and Protection (Refs & Annos)

Only animals of appropriate size and temperament suitable to a classroom environment shall be introduced into the classroom. Use of such animals shall be for instructional purposes only.

Historical and Statutory

Legislative History of Laws Law 17-281, the "Animal Protection Amendment Act of 2008", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 17-89 which was referred to the Committees on Health and Public Safety and Judiciary. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on July 1, 2008, and July 15, 2008, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on August 4, 2008, it was assigned Act No. 17-493 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 17-281 became effective on December 5, 2008. DC CODE § 8-1851.01 Current through December 11, 2012


(Dec. 5, 2008, D.C. Law 17-281, § 501, 55 DCR 9186.)